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Theta burst stimulation reduces disability during the activities of daily living in spatial neglect.

Abstract:

Left-sided spatial neglect is a common neurological syndrome following right-hemispheric stroke. The presence of spatial neglect is a powerful predictor of poor rehabilitation outcome. In one influential account of spatial neglect, interhemispheric inhibition is impaired and leads to a pathological hyperactivity in the contralesional hemisphere, resulting in a biased attentional allocation towards the right hemifield. Inhibitory transcranial magnetic stimulation can reduce the hyperactivity o...

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10.1093/brain/aws182

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
MSD
Department:
Clinical Neurosciences
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Journal:
Brain : a journal of neurology
Volume:
135
Issue:
Pt 11
Pages:
3426-3439
Publication date:
2012-11-01
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EISSN:
1460-2156
ISSN:
0006-8950
Source identifiers:
344199

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